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Gartner Magic Quadrant for PC Configuration Life Cycle Management, 2006


Organizations continue to work toward automating PC management from deployment to disposal, but immature processes and complexity are still the biggest inhibitors to adoption, not the technology. Most organizations are still focused on inventory, software distribution and patch management.

Published: 04 December 2006

ID: G00143817

Analyst(s): Ronni Rosenstein, Michael Silver, Terrence Cosgrove

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Comments
    • Altiris
    • BMC-Marimba
    • CA
    • enteo Software
    • HP
    • IBM Tivoli
    • LANDesk
    • matrix42
    • ManageSoft
    • Microsoft
    • Novell
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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